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Re: Use strings in Mathematica, like in C?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg61398] Re: [mg61354] Use strings in Mathematica, like in C?
  • From: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at jeol.com>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 02:44:41 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200510160418.AAA22633@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com


On Oct 16, 2005, at 12:18 AM, Renan wrote:

> Hello,
>
> In the C programming language I can operate directly over the
> characters of a string, like:
>
> int main() {
>
>  char message[16] = "Hello!";
>  message[n]='a';
>
> /* ... other code ... */
>  return(0);
>
> }
>
> This mean: Change the (n+1)th character (in C, array starts at 0)  
> to the
> specified character.
>
> Q: How can I obtain similar effect in Mathematica?

 From the Help Browser:

StringTake["string",{n}] gives the nth character in "string".

Regards,

Ssezi



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